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Oakland History Room, Oakland Public Library


The Oakland History Room is an important center for the study of the history and current development of the East Bay. Its collection contains a wide variety of materials relating to the history of Oakland and the larger Bay Area, including books, magazines, pamphlets, newspaper clippings, photographs, postcards, sheet music, trade catalogs, and scrapbooks.

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Oakland History Room
Oakland Public Library
125 14th Street
Oakland, CA 94612
Telephone: (510) 238-3222
Email: ohr@oaklandlibrary.org

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Additional Title : 1981 Christmas Pageant and Interview with Louise Jorgensen Series Title : Oakland Christmas Pageant Description : Footage of the 1981 Oakland Christmas Pageant. Performed annually from 1919 to 1987 by Oakland's elementary and junior high school students as a gift to the city, the pageant was organized and choreographed by Louise Jorgensen, of the Parks and Recreation Department, who travelled to each school and instructed the students in the their parts. Source : 1 Tape of 1:...
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Oakland History Room, Oakland Public Library
by Moyle, W. S.
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Note : Low resolution, dark, fluttering, film-to-tape transfer (shot off the wall). Additional Title : Home Movies of Oakland Description : Footage of speed boat races on Lake Merritt and Lakeside Park, during the 1940s and 1950s. Note on original tape : 1. Lake Merritt - 1950's - Super 8mm - Color 2. Lake Merritt - 1940's - B/W - 16mm 3. Circus - 1940's - 16mm 4. Speed Boats - 1940's - 16mm 5. Lake Merritt - 1940's - 16mm 6. Fountain - 1940's - 16mm 7. This is your Town 8. Merry Christmas - by...
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Oakland History Room, Oakland Public Library
by Oakland Park Department
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Source : 1 Reel of 1: Film: 16mm Rights : Rights are owned by Oakland Park Department. Copyright Holder has given Institution permission to provide access to the digitized work online. Transmission or reproduction of materials protected by copyright beyond that allowed by fair use requires the written permission of the Copyright Holder. In addition, the reproduction of some materials may be restricted by terms of gift or purchase agreements, donor restrictions, privacy and publicity rights,...
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Additional Title : Oakland East Bay Symphony Tribute to Gordon Parks Description : Footage of the Oakland East Bay Symphony concert featuring Isaac Hayes in honor of photographer, filmmaker and writer Gordon Parks. Additional Description : Paramount Theatre, Oakland, California Source : 1 Tape of 1: 1/2 inch videotape Rights : Rights are owned by KTOP. Copyright Holder has given Institution permission to provide access to the digitized work online. Transmission or reproduction of materials...
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Oakland History Room, Oakland Public Library
by Downtown Merchants Association
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Note : Jitter in head and tail sections inherent in original film. Additional Title : 1948 Christmas parade and decorations Description : Oakland's first annual Christmas Balloon Parade, featuring 30 large character balloons, eight high school marching bands, two municipal bands, and youth groups from various recreation centers. Source : 1 Reel of 1: Film: 16mm Rights : Copyright status unknown. This work may be protected by the U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.). In addition, its...
Topics: californialightandsound, Oakland (Calif.)-Social life and customs, Parades-California, home movie
Note : Program is distorted at times as on original tape. Parts 1 and 2 contain entire event but with high distortion. Part 3 - 6 duplicate most of the content in Parts 1 and 2 at a better quality, but some segments are missing, so both copies are included. Part 3 - Same content as Part 1 beginning to 00:12:10. Part 4 - Same content as Part 1 00:12:10 - 00:18:05. Part 5 - Missing 2 minutes. Same content as Part 1 00:20:01 - 00:31:20. Then skips to same content as Part 2 00:10:23 -end. Part 6 -...
Topics: californialightandsound, Baldwin, James, 1924-1987
Source: 4 Tapes of 4: 1/4 inch audio tape
Oakland History Room, Oakland Public Library
by Oakland Public Schools
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Description : Footage of students and staff at the Charles A. Whitton School for physically handicapped children, circa 1970s. Source : 1 Reel of 1: Film: Super 8mm Rights : Rights are owned by Oakland Public Schools. Transmission or reproduction of materials protected by copyright beyond that allowed by fair use requires the written permission of the Copyright Holder. In addition, the reproduction of some materials may be restricted by terms of gift or purchase agreements, donor restrictions,...
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Oakland History Room, Oakland Public Library
by Covel, Paul F.
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Source : 1 Reel of 1: Film: 16mm Rights : Rights are owned by Paul F. Covel. Copyright Holder has given Institution permission to provide access to the digitized work online. Transmission or reproduction of materials protected by copyright beyond that allowed by fair use requires the written permission of the Copyright Holder. In addition, the reproduction of some materials may be restricted by terms of gift or purchase agreements, donor restrictions, privacy and publicity rights, licensing and...
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Oakland History Room, Oakland Public Library
by Piedmont Avenue Neighborhood Improvement League
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Description : Introduction by Chris Peeples (5:30). Slides and talk by Ted Wurm. Additional Description : Recorded at St. Leo's School Auditorium. Source : 1 Tape of 1: 1/2 inch videotape Rights : Rights are owned by Piedmont Avenue Neighborhood Improvement League. Copyright Holder has given Institution permission to provide access to the digitized work online. Transmission or reproduction of materials protected by copyright beyond that allowed by fair use requires the written permission of the...
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Oakland History Room, Oakland Public Library
by Covel, Paul F.
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Note on original : Birds South and West. Covel, April - 73, Orig to Dup, [Orly] winter - oil spill,etc., S. Diego co. [at desert]. Source : 1 Reel of 1: Film: 16mm Rights : Rights are owned by Paul F. Covel. Copyright Holder has given Institution permission to provide access to the digitized work online. Transmission or reproduction of materials protected by copyright beyond that allowed by fair use requires the written permission of the Copyright Holder. In addition, the reproduction of some...
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Oakland History Room, Oakland Public Library
by Downtown Merchants Association
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Additional Title : 1949 Christmas Balloon Parade Description : The second annual Christmas Balloon Parade through downtown Oakland, California, featuring huge character balloons, marching bands, and children's groups from various recreation centers. Source : 1 Reel of 1: Film: 16mm Rights : Copyright status unknown. This work may be protected by the U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.). In addition, its reproduction may be restricted by terms of gift or purchase agreements, donor restrictions,...
Topics: californialightandsound, Oakland (Calif.)-Social life and customs, Parades-California, home movie
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Additional Title : 1992 Christmas Holiday Pageant Series Title : Oakland Christmas Pageant Description : Footage of the 1992 Oakland Holiday Pageant, a multi-cultural program put on to revive the city's former Christmas Pageant which was performed annually from 1919 to 1987 by Oakland's elementary and junior high school students as a gift to the city. Source : 1 Tape of 1: 1/2 inch videotape Rights : Copyright status unknown. This work may be protected by the U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17,...
Topics: californialightandsound, Oakland (Calif.)-Social life and customs
Oakland History Room, Oakland Public Library
by Bloom, Max
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Description : Black Panther George Jackson was a Soledad Prison inmate whose book "Soledad Brother" was widely read and very influential to the Black Power and radical left movements in California. This interview, recorded by Max Bloom at San Quentin a month before his death, explains Jackson's political philosophy, thoughts on the need for prison reform and more. Additional Description : Recorded at San Quentin California State Prison. Call Number : AC 322.42097 Rights : Rights are...
Topic: californialightandsound
Source: 1 Tape of 1: 1/8 inch audio cassette
Oakland History Room, Oakland Public Library
by Melrose Elementary School
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Description : Footage of Melrose Elementary School students interviewing local business people who tell the history of the neighborhood. Additional Description : Recorded at St. Leo's School Auditorium. Source : 1 Tape of 1: 1/2 inch videotape Rights : Copyright status unknown. This work may be protected by the U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.). In addition, its reproduction may be restricted by terms of gift or purchase agreements, donor restrictions, privacy and publicity rights,...
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Label on original tape : K. Cleaver/B. Seale/Huey Newton/H. Rap Brown/S. Carmichael. Call Number : AC 322.42097 Rights : Copyright status unknown. This work may be protected by the U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.). In addition, its reproduction may be restricted by terms of gift or purchase agreements, donor restrictions, privacy and publicity rights, licensing and trademarks. This work is accessible for purposes of education and research. Transmission or reproduction of works protected by...
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Source: 1 Tape of 1: 1/8 inch audio cassette
Oakland History Room, Oakland Public Library
by California Department of Transportation
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Note : Content begins abruptly. Audio is somewhat distorted. Additional Title : Josephine De La Cruz Interview Source : 1 Tape of 1: VHS Rights : Copyrighted. Rights are owned by Oakland Public Library, Oakland History Room. Transmission or reproduction of materials protected by copyright beyond that allowed by fair use requires the written permission of the copyright owner. In addition, the reproduction of some materials may be restricted by terms of gift or purchase agreements, donor...
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Additional Title : Sailing Lake Merritt Source : 1 Reel of 1: Film: 16mm Rights : Copyright status unknown. This work may be protected by the U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.). In addition, its reproduction may be restricted by terms of gift or purchase agreements, donor restrictions, privacy and publicity rights, licensing and trademarks. This work is accessible for purposes of education and research. Transmission or reproduction of works protected by copyright beyond that allowed by fair...
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Note : Levels are low as in original recording. Description : In the early 1980s, long-time Oakland residents were interviewed to capture their memories of Oakland during the early part of the 20th century. Interviewees were from various ethnic and socioeconomic backgrounds. Additional Description : Original label on box: 5 - Connolly, John (Monsignor) Tape 1, C1 Rights : Rights are owned by Camron Stanford House Preservation Association. Copyright Holder has given Institution permission to...
Topics: californialightandsound, Thomas, Sally, Connolly, Monsignor John
Source: 1 Tape of 1: 1/8 inch audio cassette
Oakland History Room, Oakland Public Library
by Camron-Stanford House Preservation Association
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Note : High amount of hiss on recording as on original tape. Additional Title : Pat Coyne Interview Rights : Copyrighted. Rights are owned by Camron-Stanford House Preservation Association. Transmission or reproduction of materials protected by copyright beyond that allowed by fair use requires the written permission of the copyright owner. In addition, the reproduction of some materials may be restricted by terms of gift or purchase agreements, donor restrictions, privacy and publicity rights,...
Topics: californialightandsound, Irish Americans--California--Oakland
Source: 1 Tape of 1: 1/8 inch audio cassette
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by Camron-Stanford House Preservation Association
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Note : In part 1 program begins at 00:00:39, after some noise. Additional Title : Willie G. P. Blumert Inteview Description : In the early 1980s, long-time Oakland residents were interviewed to capture their memories of Oakland during the early part of the 20th century. Interviewees were from various ethnic and socioeconomic backgrounds. Additional Description : Original label on box: 2 - Blumert, Bill, Tape 1 C1 Rights : Rights are owned by Camron Stanford House Preservation Association....
Topics: californialightandsound, Swent, Lee, Blumert, Bill
Source: 1 Tape of 1: 1/8 inch audio cassette
Oakland History Room, Oakland Public Library
by Jones, Iris
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Description : Side 1 -- Cantate Domino (by Henrich Schutz); Turtle Dove (R. Vaughan Williams); Valiant for Truth (R. Vaughan Williams); These Are the Times (Charles Bryan); Bob LeBlanc, snare drum. Side 2 -- Jesu! Rex Admirabilis (Palestrina); Assumpta Est Maria (Aichinger); Only Tell Me (Bela Bartok); Bell Chorus (Symphony no. 3, Fifth Movement) (Gustav Mahler) Fay Crayne, soloist; Doug Stewart, accompanist. Rights : Rights are owned by Oakland Unified School District. Copyright Holder has...
Topics: californialightandsound, Oakland Technical High School Band, Capitol Records [Custom], Oakland...
Source: 1 Disc of 1: LP Record
Oakland History Room, Oakland Public Library
by Harold Lawrence Productions
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Additional Title : FDR's Floating White House: U.S.S. Potomac Description : Tour and history of the U.S. S. Potomac, Franklin Delano Roosevelt’s presidential yacht, moored in the Oakland estuary. Additional Description : Archival footage and still photos of Franklin D. Roosevelt’s presidency and of the Potomac in use as an historical museum. Source : 1 Tape of 1: 1/2 inch videotape Rights : Copyright status unknown. This work may be protected by the U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.). In...
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Description : Side 1: Symphony Orchestra Highlights for 1962-63: Track 1: Classical Symphony (Allegro, Gavotta) (Serge Prokofieff); Track 2: An Outdoor Overture (Aaron Copeland); Track 3: Nut Cracker Suite (Dance de Mirlitons, Dance Chinoise) (P.I. Tschaikowsky); Track 4: White Christmas (Irving Berlin). Side 2: Second Annual Spring Concert, Concert Band, 1963: Track 1: Song of the Marching Men (Henry Hadley); Track 2: Sequoia, A Tone Poem (Homer LaGassey); Track 3: Finale to Symphony No. 5,...
Topics: californialightandsound, Mortarotti, John, Oakland Unified School District
Source: 1 Disc of 1: LP Record
Oakland History Room, Oakland Public Library
by King Junior High School of Oakland; California Concert Orchestra; Glee Clubs; Symphonic Orchestra
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Description : Side 1: Concert Orchestra; Director: Ono, Frank; Track 1: La Finta Giardiniera Overture (Mozart-Isaac); Track 2: Praeludium and Corrente (Corelli-Barnes); Track 3: Concert for Two Flutes and Orchestra (Vivaldi-Muller); Soloists: Gretchen Heide, Elisa London; Track 4: Romeo and Juliet (Introduction and Finale) (Tschaikowsky-Muller). Glee Clubs; Director: Dean, Maurice; Track 1: My Heart Longs for Springtime (Praetorius); Track 2: Vive L'Amour (Boys) (College Song); Soloist: Burt...
Topics: californialightandsound, King Junior High School of Oakland, California Concert Orchestra, Glee...
Source: 1 Disc of 1: LP Record
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Description : Footage of various Native Americans tribes performing at the 1989 Festival at the Lake in Oakland, California. Source : 1 Tape of 1: 1/2 inch videotape Rights : Rights are owned by Shafi Hakim. Copyright Holder has given Institution permission to provide access to the digitized work online. Transmission or reproduction of materials protected by copyright beyond that allowed by fair use requires the written permission of the Copyright Holder. In addition, the reproduction of some...
Topics: californialightandsound, Oakland (Calif.)-Social life and customs
Oakland History Room, Oakland Public Library
by Oakland Public Library
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Source : 2 Tapes of 2: MiniDV Rights : Rights are owned by Oakland Public Library. Transmission or reproduction of materials protected by copyright beyond that allowed by fair use requires the written permission of the Copyright Holder. In addition, the reproduction of some materials may be restricted by terms of gift or purchase agreements, donor restrictions, privacy and publicity rights, licensing and trademarks. Works not in the public domain cannot be commercially exploited without...
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Oakland History Room, Oakland Public Library
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Additional Title : Oakland's Jack London Label on original tape : Side 1: #1 Jack London's Socialism (cont.). Side 2: #2(a) side #1 cont. (2 min) (b) Oakland's Jack London. Rights : Copyright status unknown. This work may be protected by the U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.). In addition, its reproduction may be restricted by terms of gift or purchase agreements, donor restrictions, privacy and publicity rights, licensing and trademarks. This work is accessible for purposes of education and...
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Source: 1 Tape of 1: 1/8 inch audio cassette
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Description : Side 1: Track 1: Crucifixus; Track 2: Heavenly Light. Side 2: Track 1: Come Blessed Rest; Track 2: Madam Jeannette. Rights : Rights are owned by Oakland Unified School District. Copyright Holder has given Institution permission to provide access to the digitized work online. Transmission or reproduction of materials protected by copyright beyond that allowed by fair use requires the written permission of the Copyright Holder. In addition, the reproduction of some materials may be...
Topics: californialightandsound, Technical High School A Cappella Choir, RCA Victor, Oakland Unified School...
Source: 1 Disc of 1: Lacquer discs/acetates
Oakland History Room, Oakland Public Library
by Oakland Public Library
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Description : This film captures the Oakland History Room's 1998 exhibit, "Radiant Light: the Ming Quong Home." Exhibition was presented from 1998-07-18 through 1998-09-12. Source : 1 Tape of 1: VHS Rights : Copyrighted. Rights are owned by Oakland Public Library. Transmission or reproduction of materials protected by copyright beyond that allowed by fair use requires the written permission of the Copyright Holder. In addition, the reproduction of some materials may be restricted by...
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Oakland History Room, Oakland Public Library
by Spencer, Harry; Mortarotti, John
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Description : Side 1 -- Track 1: Regeneration (Christiansen); Track 2: The Peasant and his Oxen (arranger, Smith); Track 3: The Black Oak Tree (Niles); Track 4: Alleluia (Thompson); Track 5: All Creatures Now are Merry Minded (Bennett); Track 6: I am a Poor Wayfaring Stranger (Scott); Track 7: Little White Hen (Scandello); Performers: Girls Glee Club; Track 8: The Lamb (Ross); Track 9: In Silent Night (Brahms) Performer: Shirley Kirk, solo violin. Side 2 -- Track 1: Irish Tune from Count[r]y...
Topics: californialightandsound, Oakland Technical High School Choir, Capitol Records [Custom], Oakland...
Source: 1 Disc of 1: LP Record
Oakland History Room, Oakland Public Library
by Lotter, Richard
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Description : Side 1: Track 1: Overture in B (Giovanni); Track 2: Deep River (Negro Spiritual); Track 3: Toccata (Frescho Baldi), Soloist: John Bullock, organist; Track 4: Persuasion (Nestico), Soloist: Tom Bent, alto sax. Side 2: Track 1: Ain't No Way (Fisher); Track 2: Color My World, Soloist: David Bamberger, piano; Track 3: S-55 (Traner); Track 4: 4:30 a.m. (Soder). Rights : Rights are owned by Oakland Unified School District. Copyright Holder has given Institution permission to provide...
Topics: californialightandsound, Lotter, Richard, Oakland High School Symphonic Band, Century Records,...
Source: 1 Disc of 1: LP Record
Oakland History Room, Oakland Public Library
by Snyder, James E.
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Description : Side 1 -- Lord, Thou Art Mighty (Valinoff); Sanctus, Mass in G. Side 2 -- Cum Sancto Spiritu, B Minor Mass (Bach). Rights : Rights are owned by Oakland Park Department. Copyright Holder has given Institution permission to provide access to the digitized work online. Transmission or reproduction of materials protected by copyright beyond that allowed by fair use requires the written permission of the Copyright Holder. In addition, the reproduction of some materials may be...
Topics: californialightandsound, Snyder, James E., Castlemont High School Choir, Oakland Unified School...
Source: 1 Disc of 1: Lacquer discs/acetates
Oakland History Room, Oakland Public Library
by Youngberg, Harold C.
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Description : Side 1 and 2: 9th Grade Chorus (1100 voices), Director of Music Education: Youngberg, Harold, C.; Jr. High Orchestra (250 players), Supervisor of Instrumental Music: Silfies, F. Rollin. Rights : Rights are owned by Oakland Unified School District. Copyright Holder has given Institution permission to provide access to the digitized work online. Transmission or reproduction of materials protected by copyright beyond that allowed by fair use requires the written permission of the...
Topics: californialightandsound, Youngberg, Harold C., Oakland Junior High Orchestra, Oakland Unified...
Source: 1 Disc of 1: LP Record
Oakland History Room, Oakland Public Library
by Mortarotti, John; Nixon, Melbern
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Description : Side 1: Director: Mortarotti, John; Side 1: Overture to a Costume Comedy (by Stanley Black); Symphony No. 5, First Movement (Dvorak). Side 2: Director: Nixon, Melbern; Symphony No. 5, Finale (Shostakovich); String Ensemble; Nicolette (from "Trois Chansons" by Ravel-Holmes). Rights : Rights are owned by Oakland Unified School District. Copyright Holder has given Institution permission to provide access to the digitized work online. Transmission or reproduction of...
Topics: californialightandsound, Mortarotti, John, Nixon, Melbern
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by Snyder, James E.
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Description : Side 1, Track 1: Excerpts from Sacred Service (by Ernest Bloch); Performers: Eugene Babcock, baritone; Kathleen Healy and Sandra Soderlund, accompanist. Side 2, Track 1: Selections from Showboat (by Jerome Kern); Performers: Ruth Manuel, soloist; Linda Roberson, accompanist; Track 2: Selections from The Student Prince (by Sigmund Romberg); Performers: Kathleen Healy, accompanist. Rights : Rights are owned by Oakland Unified School District. Copyright Holder has given Institution...
Topics: californialightandsound, Snyder, James E., Castlemont High School Choir, Capitol Records [Capitol...
Source: 1 Disc of 1: LP Record
Oakland History Room, Oakland Public Library
by Snyder, James E.
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Description : The Oakland Public Schools had a hearty music program with active choirs, youth orchestras, and bands during most of the 20th century. These groups performed locally, statewide, nationally and internationally. Side 1 Track 1: Jesu, Priceless Treasure. Track 2: Unto the Lord Side 2 Track 1: Early Spring Track 2: Joshua. Rights : Rights are owned by Oakland Park Department. Copyright Holder has given Institution permission to provide access to the digitized work online. Transmission...
Topics: californialightandsound, Castlemont High School Choir, RCA Victor, Oakland Unified School District
Source: 1 Disc of 1: LP Record
Note : Recording is silent from 00:36:28 - 00:36:46. Description : In the early 1980s, long-time Oakland residents were interviewed to capture their memories of Oakland during the early part of the 20th century. Interviewees were from various ethnic and socioeconomic backgrounds. Additional Description : Original label on box: 1 - Bargiacchi, D. Tape 1, Copy 1 Rights : Rights are owned by Camron Stanford House Preservation Association. Copyright Holder has given Institution permission to...
Topics: californialightandsound, Bargiacchi, Dewey, King, Glenn
Source: 1 Tape of 1: 1/8 inch audio cassette
Oakland History Room, Oakland Public Library
by Snyder, James E.
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Description : Side 1 -- Psalm of David (by Norman Dello-Joio); Accompaniment: Pianist: Charlotte Avery, Tom Davis, Georgia Wisner; Timpani: Charles deSilva; Cumbals: Robin Hamilton; Soloist: Joy Sherman. Side 2 -- same as side 1. Rights : Rights are owned by Oakland Unified School District. Copyright Holder has given Institution permission to provide access to the digitized work online. Transmission or reproduction of materials protected by copyright beyond that allowed by fair use requires the...
Topics: californialightandsound, Snyder, James E., Castlemont High School Choir, Capitol Records, Oakland...
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Oakland History Room, Oakland Public Library
by Youngberg, Harold C.; Silfies, E. Rollin
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Description : Side 1 and 2: Oakland Junior High Chorus (900 voices); Oakland Junior High Orchestra (170 players). Rights : Rights are owned by Oakland Unified School District. Copyright Holder has given Institution permission to provide access to the digitized work online. Transmission or reproduction of materials protected by copyright beyond that allowed by fair use requires the written permission of the Copyright Holder. In addition, the reproduction of some materials may be restricted by...
Topics: californialightandsound, Youngberg, Harold C., Silfies, E. Rollin, Oakland Junior High Orchestra,...
Source: 1 Disc of 1: LP Record
Oakland History Room, Oakland Public Library
by Youngberg, Harold C.
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Description : Side 1 and 2: 9th Grade Chorus (1000 voices), Director of Music Education: Youngberg, Harold C.; Jr. High Orchestra (230 players), Supervisor of Instrumental Music: Silfies, F. Robin. Rights : Rights are owned by Oakland Unified School District. Copyright Holder has given Institution permission to provide access to the digitized work online. Transmission or reproduction of materials protected by copyright beyond that allowed by fair use requires the written permission of the...
Topics: californialightandsound, Youngberg, Harold C., Oakland Unified School District
Source: 1 Disc of 1: LP Record
Oakland History Room, Oakland Public Library
by Mortarotti, John; Griller, Sidney; Haynes, Thomas
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Description : Concerto Grosso in D-Minor, Opus 3, Number 11; Academic Festival Overture, Opus 80; Symphony No. 5 in B Flat Major. Rights : Rights are owned by Oakland Unified School District. Copyright Holder has given Institution permission to provide access to the digitized work online. Transmission or reproduction of materials protected by copyright beyond that allowed by fair use requires the written permission of the Copyright Holder. In addition, the reproduction of some materials may be...
Topics: californialightandsound, Northern California High School Honor Orchestra, Mortarotti, John,...
Source: 1 Disc of 1: LP Record
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Note : Speed fluctuation in the beginning of part 1 as in original recording. Ends abruptly. Description : In the early 1980s, long-time Oakland residents were interviewed to capture their memories of Oakland during the early part of the 20th century. Interviewees were from various ethnic and socioeconomic backgrounds. Additional Description : Original label on box: 6 - Cunha, Ella Mae - Tape 1 Rights : Rights are owned by Camron Stanford House Preservation Association. Copyright Holder has...
Topics: californialightandsound, West, Margaret, Cunha, Ella Mae
Source: 1 Tape of 1: 1/8 inch audio cassette
Oakland History Room, Oakland Public Library
by Camron-Stanford House Preservation Association
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Additional Title : William J. Denahy Interview Description : In the early 1980s, long-time Oakland residents were interviewed to capture their memories of Oakland during the early part of the 20th century. Interviewees were from various ethnic and socioeconomic backgrounds. Additional Description : Original label on box: 7 - Denah, Bill - Tape 1 Rights : Rights are owned by Camron Stanford House Preservation Association. Copyright Holder has given Institution permission to provide access to the...
Topics: californialightandsound, Hughes, Kathryn A., Denahy, William J., Irish...
Source: 1 Tape of 1: 1/8 inch audio cassette
Description : Father Farina discusses Saint Joseph's Catholic Church, a predominantly Portuguese, Italian, and Spanish-speaking parish church. Additional Description : Original note on box: 11 - Farina, Charles (Father) - Tape 1, C1 Rights : Rights are owned by Camron Stanford House Preservation Association. Copyright Holder has given Institution permission to provide access to the digitized work online. Transmission or reproduction of materials protected by copyright beyond that allowed by...
Topics: californialightandsound, West, Margaret, Farina, Father Charles
Source: 1 Tape of 1: 1/8 inch audio cassette
Oakland History Room, Oakland Public Library
by California Department of Transportation
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Note : West Oakland tour to 00:20:36. Studio interview begins 00:20:40. Additional Title : Tom Nash Interview Source : 1 Tape of 1: VHS Rights : Copyrighted. Rights are owned by Oakland Public Library, Oakland History Room. Transmission or reproduction of materials protected by copyright beyond that allowed by fair use requires the written permission of the copyright owner. In addition, the reproduction of some materials may be restricted by terms of gift or purchase agreements, donor...
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Oakland History Room, Oakland Public Library
by California Department of Transportation
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Note : Interior interview ends around 01:09:55. West Oakland tour begins around 01:10:23. Additional Title : Landon Williams Interview Source : 1 Tape of 1: VHS Rights : Copyrighted. Rights are owned by Oakland Public Library, Oakland History Room. Transmission or reproduction of materials protected by copyright beyond that allowed by fair use requires the written permission of the copyright owner. In addition, the reproduction of some materials may be restricted by terms of gift or purchase...
Topic: californiarevealed
Oakland History Room, Oakland Public Library
by Youngberg, Harold C.; Silfies, E. Rollin
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Description : Side 1 and 2: Oakland Junior High Chorus; Oakland Junior High Orchestra Rights : Rights are owned by Oakland Unified School District. Copyright Holder has given Institution permission to provide access to the digitized work online. Transmission or reproduction of materials protected by copyright beyond that allowed by fair use requires the written permission of the Copyright Holder. In addition, the reproduction of some materials may be restricted by terms of gift or purchase...
Topics: californialightandsound, Youngberg, Harold C., Silfies, E. Rollin, Junior High School Chorus,...
Source: 1 Disc of 1: LP Record
Note : Content begins after the first minute. Source : 1 Tape of 1: 1/2 inch videotape Rights : Copyright status unknown. This work may be protected by the U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.). In addition, its reproduction may be restricted by terms of gift or purchase agreements, donor restrictions, privacy and publicity rights, licensing and trademarks. This work is accessible for purposes of education and research. Transmission or reproduction of works protected by copyright beyond that...
Topic: californiarevealed
Oakland History Room, Oakland Public Library
by California Department of Transportation
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Additional Title : Vivian Bowie Interview Source : 1 Tape of 1: VHS Rights : Copyrighted. Rights are owned by Oakland Public Library, Oakland History Room. Transmission or reproduction of materials protected by copyright beyond that allowed by fair use requires the written permission of the copyright owner. In addition, the reproduction of some materials may be restricted by terms of gift or purchase agreements, donor restrictions, privacy and publicity rights, licensing and trademarks. Works...
Topic: californialightandsound
Oakland History Room, Oakland Public Library
by California Department of Transportation
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Note : Interview begins at 00:03:50 after exteriors and color bars. Additional Title : Bill Coburn and Warren Widener Interview Source : 1 Tape of 1: VHS Rights : Copyrighted. Rights are owned by Oakland Public Library, Oakland History Room. Transmission or reproduction of materials protected by copyright beyond that allowed by fair use requires the written permission of the copyright owner. In addition, the reproduction of some materials may be restricted by terms of gift or purchase...
Topics: californialightandsound, African Americans
Oakland History Room, Oakland Public Library
by California Department of Transportation
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Note : Studio interview begins 00:26:48. Additional Title : Joseph A. and James R. Moore Interview Source : 1 Tape of 1: VHS Rights : Copyrighted. Rights are owned by Oakland Public Library, Oakland History Room. Transmission or reproduction of materials protected by copyright beyond that allowed by fair use requires the written permission of the copyright owner. In addition, the reproduction of some materials may be restricted by terms of gift or purchase agreements, donor restrictions,...
Topic: californiarevealed
Oakland History Room, Oakland Public Library
by Camron-Stanford House Preservation Association
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Note : Recorded at low level. Content ends abruptly. Additional Title : Motomi Yokomizo Interview Rights : Copyrighted. Rights are owned by Camron-Stanford House Preservation Association. Transmission or reproduction of materials protected by copyright beyond that allowed by fair use requires the written permission of the copyright owner. In addition, the reproduction of some materials may be restricted by terms of gift or purchase agreements, donor restrictions, privacy and publicity rights,...
Topics: californialightandsound, Japanese Americans--California--Oakland
Source: 1 Tape of 1: 1/8 inch audio cassette
Oakland History Room, Oakland Public Library
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Note : Part 1 has 1 minute of silence after introduction, from 00:00:53 - 00:01:57. Description : In the early 1980s, long-time Oakland residents were interviewed to capture their memories of Oakland during the early part of the 20th century. Interviewees were from various ethnic and socioeconomic backgrounds. Additional Description : Original label on box: 8 - Durante, Martin - Tape 1, C1 Rights : Rights are owned by Camron Stanford House Preservation Association. Copyright Holder has given...
Topics: californialightandsound, Hughes, Kathryn, Thomas, Sally, Durante, Martin
Source: 1 Tape of 1: 1/8 inch audio cassette
Oakland History Room, Oakland Public Library
by Camron-Stanford House Preservation Association
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Note : Content ends abruptly. Additional Title : Constantine Lekas Interview Rights : Copyrighted. Rights are owned by Camron-Stanford House Preservation Association. Transmission or reproduction of materials protected by copyright beyond that allowed by fair use requires the written permission of the copyright owner. In addition, the reproduction of some materials may be restricted by terms of gift or purchase agreements, donor restrictions, privacy and publicity rights, licensing and...
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Source: 2 Tapes of 2: 1/8 inch audio cassette
Oakland History Room, Oakland Public Library
by California Department of Transportation
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Note : Dellums interview begins 00:01:14. Cut in tape at 00:31:08. Video dropouts and head switching noise as on tape. Additional Title : Congressman Ronald V. Dellums Interview Source : 1 Tape of 1: VHS Rights : Copyrighted. Rights are owned by Oakland Public Library, Oakland History Room. Transmission or reproduction of materials protected by copyright beyond that allowed by fair use requires the written permission of the copyright owner. In addition, the reproduction of some materials may be...
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Oakland History Room, Oakland Public Library
by Oakland Public Library
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Description : This West Oakland branch library program features local African American poets. This program features local youth and adult poets of Oakland drawing on the theme, "African Americans in the New Millennium." Source : 1 Tape of 1: VHS Rights : Copyrighted. Rights are owned by Oakland Public Library. Transmission or reproduction of materials protected by copyright beyond that allowed by fair use requires the written permission of the Copyright Holder. In addition, the...
Topic: californialightandsound
Oakland History Room, Oakland Public Library
by California Department of Transportation
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Note : No audio to 00:01:08. Interview begins at 00:01:43 and runs to 00:59:15. Music performance from 00:59:17 to end. Additional Title : Johnny Heartsman Interview Source : 1 Tape of 1: VHS Rights : Copyrighted. Rights are owned by Oakland Public Library, Oakland History Room. Transmission or reproduction of materials protected by copyright beyond that allowed by fair use requires the written permission of the copyright owner. In addition, the reproduction of some materials may be restricted...
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Oakland History Room, Oakland Public Library
by California Department of Transportation
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Additional Title : State Senator Nick Petris Interview Source : 1 Tape of 1: VHS Rights : Copyrighted. Rights are owned by Oakland Public Library, Oakland History Room. Transmission or reproduction of materials protected by copyright beyond that allowed by fair use requires the written permission of the copyright owner. In addition, the reproduction of some materials may be restricted by terms of gift or purchase agreements, donor restrictions, privacy and publicity rights, licensing and...
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Description : In the early 1980s, long-time Oakland residents were interviewed to capture their memories of Oakland during the early part of the 20th century. Interviewees were from various ethnic and socioeconomic backgrounds. Additional Description : Original label on box: 9-A - Ericcson, M.K. - Tape 1, Copy 1 Rights : Rights are owned by Camron Stanford House Preservation Association. Copyright Holder has given Institution permission to provide access to the digitized work online....
Topics: californialightandsound, Norton, Pamela, Ericsson, Mary Kentra
Source: 1 Tape of 1: 1/8 inch audio cassette
Oakland History Room, Oakland Public Library
by California Department of Transportation
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Additional Title : Midge Fernandez Interview Source : 1 Tape of 1: VHS Rights : Copyrighted. Rights are owned by Oakland Public Library, Oakland History Room. Transmission or reproduction of materials protected by copyright beyond that allowed by fair use requires the written permission of the copyright owner. In addition, the reproduction of some materials may be restricted by terms of gift or purchase agreements, donor restrictions, privacy and publicity rights, licensing and trademarks....
Topic: californialightandsound
Note : Part 1 has audio stutter at beginning. Audio levels and quality vary as podium mic goes out. Buzz throughout. Image is dark at times to pick up projection. Description : A collaborative program of Poets & Writers, the Oakland Museum of California, and the Oakland Public Library, this program features readings by California poets writing about works of visual arts in the Oakland Museum of California. Source : 2 Tapes of 2: VHS Rights : Copyrighted. Rights are owned by Oakland Public...
Topic: californiarevealed
Oakland History Room, Oakland Public Library
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Note : Part 2 is silent from 00:14:50 - 00:16:03, as in original recording. Description : In the early 1980s, long-time Oakland residents were interviewed to capture their memories of Oakland during the early part of the 20th century. Interviewees were from various ethnic and socioeconomic backgrounds. Rights : Rights are owned by Camron Stanford House Preservation Association. Copyright Holder has given Institution permission to provide access to the digitized work online. Transmission or...
Topics: californialightandsound, Hammill, Elaine, Christie, Paul
Source: 2 Tapes of 2: 1/8 inch audio cassette
Oakland History Room, Oakland Public Library
by California Department of Transportation
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Additional Title : Tippy Alexander Jones Interview Source : 1 Tape of 1: VHS Rights : Copyrighted. Rights are owned by Oakland Public Library, Oakland History Room. Transmission or reproduction of materials protected by copyright beyond that allowed by fair use requires the written permission of the copyright owner. In addition, the reproduction of some materials may be restricted by terms of gift or purchase agreements, donor restrictions, privacy and publicity rights, licensing and...
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Oakland History Room, Oakland Public Library
by Camron-Stanford House Preservation Association
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Note : Program recorded at low level. Additional Title : Ruth Schwerin Interview Rights : Copyrighted. Rights are owned by Camron-Stanford House Preservation Association. Transmission or reproduction of materials protected by copyright beyond that allowed by fair use requires the written permission of the copyright owner. In addition, the reproduction of some materials may be restricted by terms of gift or purchase agreements, donor restrictions, privacy and publicity rights, licensing and...
Topics: californialightandsound, Chinese Americans--California--Oakland
Source: 1 Tape of 1: 1/8 inch audio cassette
Oakland History Room, Oakland Public Library
by California Department of Transportation
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Note : Audio recorded at low level. Additional Title : Norman Bradley Interview Source : 1 Tape of 1: VHS Rights : Copyrighted. Rights are owned by Oakland Public Library, Oakland History Room. Transmission or reproduction of materials protected by copyright beyond that allowed by fair use requires the written permission of the copyright owner. In addition, the reproduction of some materials may be restricted by terms of gift or purchase agreements, donor restrictions, privacy and publicity...
Topic: californiarevealed
Oakland History Room, Oakland Public Library
by California Department of Transportation
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Note : Interviews begin at 00:22:00 after exteriors, camera tests. Audio slightly distorted as on original tape. Additional Title : Dick Murdock and Joe Williams Interview Source : 1 Tape of 1: VHS Rights : Copyrighted. Rights are owned by Oakland Public Library, Oakland History Room. Transmission or reproduction of materials protected by copyright beyond that allowed by fair use requires the written permission of the copyright owner. In addition, the reproduction of some materials may be...
Topic: californiarevealed
Oakland History Room, Oakland Public Library
by Camron-Stanford House Preservation Association
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Note: Main interview begins at 00:01:53 on Part 1. Interview restarts at 00:01:24 on Part 3. Rights : Copyrighted. Rights owned by the Camron-Stanford House Preservation Association. Copyright holder has given Institution permission to provide access to the digitized work online.  Transmission or reproduction of materials protected by copyright beyond that allowed  by fair use requires the written permission of the copyright owner. In addition, the  reproduction of some materials may be...
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Source: 2 Tapes of 2: 1/8 inch audio cassette
Rights : Copyrighted. Rights are owned by Camron-Stanford House Preservation Association. Transmission or reproduction of materials protected by copyright beyond that allowed by fair use requires the written permission of the copyright owner. In addition, the reproduction of some materials may be restricted by terms of gift or purchase agreements, donor restrictions, privacy and publicity rights, licensing and trademarks. Works not in the public domain cannot be commercially exploited without...
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Source: 2 Tapes of 2: 1/8 inch audio cassette
Oakland History Room, Oakland Public Library
by Camron-Stanford House Preservation Association
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Note : Content begins and ends abruptly. Additional Title : Donald Mockel Interview Rights : Copyrighted. Rights are owned by Camron-Stanford House Preservation Association. Transmission or reproduction of materials protected by copyright beyond that allowed by fair use requires the written permission of the copyright owner. In addition, the reproduction of some materials may be restricted by terms of gift or purchase agreements, donor restrictions, privacy and publicity rights, licensing and...
Topic: californialightandsound
Source: 1 Tape of 1: 1/8 inch audio cassette
Oakland History Room, Oakland Public Library
by Camron-Stanford House Preservation Association
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Note : High amount of hiss, especially on Part 1. Additional Title : Dominga Velasco Interview Rights : Copyrighted. Rights are owned by Camron-Stanford House Preservation Association. Transmission or reproduction of materials protected by copyright beyond that allowed by fair use requires the written permission of the copyright owner. In addition, the reproduction of some materials may be restricted by terms of gift or purchase agreements, donor restrictions, privacy and publicity rights,...
Topics: californialightandsound, Mexican Americans--California--Oakland
Source: 2 Tapes of 2: 1/8 inch audio cassette
Oakland History Room, Oakland Public Library
by Camron-Stanford House Preservation Association
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Note : Content ends abruptly. Additional Title : Father Antonio A. Valdivia Interview Rights : Copyrighted. Rights are owned by Camron-Stanford House Preservation Association. Transmission or reproduction of materials protected by copyright beyond that allowed by fair use requires the written permission of the copyright owner. In addition, the reproduction of some materials may be restricted by terms of gift or purchase agreements, donor restrictions, privacy and publicity rights, licensing and...
Topics: californialightandsound, Mexican Americans--California--Oakland
Source: 1 Tape of 1: 1/8 inch audio cassette
Oakland History Room, Oakland Public Library
by Camron-Stanford House Preservation Association
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Note : Gap in audio and low audio level to 00:01:52 on Part 1 as on original tape. Crosstalk after 00:01:52. Audio recorded at low level. Unrelated interview for first 00:01:17 of Part 2, remains audible throughout as crosstalk Additional Title : Thelma Santee Interview Rights : Copyrighted. Rights are owned by Camron-Stanford House Preservation Association. Transmission or reproduction of materials protected by copyright beyond that allowed by fair use requires the written permission of the...
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Source: 1 Tape of 1: 1/8 inch audio cassette
Oakland History Room, Oakland Public Library
by Camron-Stanford House Preservation Association
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Note : Part 2 has about one minute of silence from 00:41:27 - 00:42:48. Additional Title : Amy E. Eto Interview Description : In the early 1980s, long-time Oakland residents were interviewed to capture their memories of Oakland during the early part of the 20th century. Interviewees were from various ethnic and socioeconomic backgrounds. Rights : Rights are owned by Camron Stanford House Preservation Association. Copyright Holder has given Institution permission to provide access to the...
Topics: californialightandsound, Hughes, Kathryn, Norton, Pamela, Eto, Amy E., Japanese...
Source: 1 Tape of 1: 1/8 inch audio cassette
Oakland History Room, Oakland Public Library
by Camron-Stanford House Preservation Association
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Note : Program recorded at low level, with interviewer's questions especially difficult to hear. Content ends abruptly. Additional Title : Father Oliver Lynch Interview Rights : Copyrighted. Rights are owned by Camron-Stanford House Preservation Association. Transmission or reproduction of materials protected by copyright beyond that allowed by fair use requires the written permission of the copyright owner. In addition, the reproduction of some materials may be restricted by terms of gift or...
Topic: californiarevealed
Source: 1 Tape of 1: 1/8 inch audio cassette
Oakland History Room, Oakland Public Library
by Camron-Stanford House Preservation Association
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Note : High amount of hiss and warble at beginning of Part 1. Additional Title : Hilda Mathews Interview Rights : Copyrighted. Rights are owned by Camron-Stanford House Preservation Association. Transmission or reproduction of materials protected by copyright beyond that allowed by fair use requires the written permission of the copyright owner. In addition, the reproduction of some materials may be restricted by terms of gift or purchase agreements, donor restrictions, privacy and publicity...
Topics: californialightandsound, Neighborhoods--California--Oakland--Kennedy Tract, Portuguese...
Source: 1 Tape of 1: 1/8 inch audio cassette